United Kingdom, Coventry Campus

Foreign Languages Tutor Training

when 10 July 2016 - 31 July 2016
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 1675

This is a unique programme which Coventry University offers providing you with a chance to enhance your career by training as a language tutor. Universities, colleges, and companies are always looking for professionally trained teachers who are able to deliver foreign language classes to adults. During the day, you gain language teaching related skills, knowledge and confidence. During the evening (5pm-8pm), you put your new insights into teaching practice and observation.
During the programme, you will:
• experience, learn, and adopt learner-centered and communicative teaching approaches
• gain the confidence and practical skills for teaching foreign language classes
• develop intercultural communication competence – reflecting the 140 nationalities on campus
• deliver and observe micro-teaching sessions in the safe and constructive environment of your peers
• teach and observe foreign language classes on an intensive summer course
The course includes over 40 hours of input sessions and a unique opportunity to benefit from 30 hours of real life classroom teaching experience. Participants will select one of the following languages that they are native speakers in to train as a tutor:
• Arabic
• English
• French
• German
• Italian
• Japanese
• Mandarin
• Spanish

Course leader

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Target group

You must be a native speaker (or C2 proficiency) in one of the following languages; Arabic‎, English, French, Dutch, Italian, Chinese, Spanish or Portuguese which you will be training to teach.
You will also be required to have a good level of understanding and speaking in English (from B2/6.0 IELTS) All participants must be aged 18 or above at the start of this programme.

Course aim

The aim of the course “Foreign Language Teacher Training” is that you will:
•experience, learn, and adopt learner-centred and communicative teaching approaches
•gain the confidence and practical skills for teaching foreign language classes
•develop intercultural communication competence – reflecting the 140 nationalities on campus
•deliver and observe micro-teaching sessions in the safe and constructive environment of your peers
•teach and observe foreign language classes on an intensive summer course

Fee info

GBP 1675: Course + course materials + accommodation

Scholarships

None available